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Encyclopedia > Ghada Karmi

Ghada Karmi (1939- ) (Arabic: غادة كرمي‎) is a Palestinian doctor of medicine, author and academic. She writes frequently on Palestinian issues in newspapers and magazines, like The Guardian, The Nation and Journal of Palestine Studies. The Arabic language ( ), or simply Arabic ( ), is the largest member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family (classification: South Central Semitic) and is closely related to Hebrew and Aramaic. ... The term Palestinian has other usages, for which see definitions of Palestinian. ... The Guardian is a British newspaper owned by the Guardian Media Group. ... This article is about the U.S publication. ...

Early life

Karmi was born in the Jerusalem and she grew up in neighbourhood of Katamon. In her 2002 autobiography In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story she describes growing up in Katamon, with its mixture of Christian and Muslim Palestinians. With her family she was forced to flee in the 1948 Nakba. The family came to London, where her father worked for the BBC Arabic service. Jerusalem (Hebrew:  , Yerushaláyim or Yerushalaim; Arabic:  , al-Quds (the Holy); official Arabic in Israel: أورشليم القدس, Urshalim-al-Quds (combining the Biblical and common usage Arabic names) is the capital and largest city[1] of the State of Israel with a population of 724,000 (as of May 24, 2006[2... Gonen is a suburb in the southwest part of Israeli Jerusalem. ... A Christian is a follower of Jesus of Nazareth, referred to as Christ. ... A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Turkish: Müslüman, Persian and Urdu: مسلمان, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of Islam. ... Categories: Stub | 1948 Arab-Israeli War | Israeli-Palestinian conflict ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, invariably known as the BBC (and also informally known as the Beeb or Auntie) is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world, employing 26,000 staff in the UK alone and with a budget of £4 billion. ...

She studied and became a doctor of medicine, graduating from the University of Bristol.[1] Since 1972 she has politically active for the Palestinian cause. The University of Bristol is a university in Bristol, England. ...

She is an associate fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London, and a visiting professor at London Metropolitan University. Chatham House (formerly the Royal Institute of International Affairs) is an institute based in London for the analysis of current affairs around the world. ... London Metropolitan Universitys Campus North. ...

Bibliography, books (partial):

  • Al-Hassan, Ahmad Y.; Ghada Karmi & Nizar Namnum (eds.) Proceedings of the First International Symposium for the History of Arabic Science April 5-12, 1976. Volume II. Papers in European Languages. Aleppo: University of Aleppo, Institute for the History of Arabic Science, 1978.
  • Karmi, Ghada: Multicultural Health Care: Current Practice and Future Policy in Medical Education ISBN 0727909401 British Medical Association, London, 1995,
  • Karmi, Ghada (Ed.) with a contribution by Edward Said: Jerusalem Today: What Future for the Peace Process? ISBN 0863722261 Ithaca Press., 1996
      • Review of Jerusalem Today: What Future for the Peace Process?, by Andrej Kreutz, in Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ), Fall, 1999.
  • Karmi, Ghada: The Palestinian Exodus 1948-1998. Ithaca Press 1999,
  • Karmi, Ghada: In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story ISBN 1859846947 Verso 2002

Edward Wadie Said (November 1, 1935 – September 25, 2003; Arabic: ‎) was a well-known Palestinian-American literary theorist, critic, humanist, and outspoken Palestinian activist. ... The verso of a broadsheet, pamphlet or any printed document is the side that is meant to be read second or the left-hand page of a folded sheet. ...

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